Salt and Smoke
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Part Time

Do you ENJOY great BBQ? Come join our team!

Salt + Smoke Company is more than just a highly successful local barbecue institution in St. Louis. We are committed to serve great food to our guests. We are proud of our work.

WHY? Teamwork, shared support, constant training and providing guests an exceptional dining experience with a genuine care for the highest quality food, atmosphere, and service!


The team at Salt + Smoke have been passionate about treating meat right for years and are excited to bring our St. Louis-style BBQ to the Delmar Loop, Hampton, St. Charles, Central West End and Ballpark Village neighborhoods. We do our best to bring you the best everything from our fries to our pies are made from scratch! Serving our community during this challenging time is essential.


*NEW LOCATION 05/14/2021 BALLPARK VILLAGE!*: 1 Cardinal Way, St. Louis, MO 63102

Delmar Loop: 6525 Delmar Blvd | University City | MO 63130

Central West End: 392 N. Euclid Ave. | St. Louis | MO 63108

Hampton: 5625 Hampton Ave. | St. Louis | MO 63109

St. Charles: 501 S. Main St. | St. Charles | MO 63301


  • Our Culture: Within our Team, our customers, and our brisket, we are creating a culture of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome and supported. We are delivering our very best in all we do!
  • Your Benefits: Our world-class benefits and programs for eligible part- and full-time team besties include base pay and bonus, benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision coverage, Life & AD&D, STD), paid time off, holidays, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plan and perks!
  • Earn more! We offer a competitive salary and reliable paycheck paid on a WEEKLY basis for all employees.

***SIGN ON BONUS $250***for specific positions only. Eligible employees must be employed at the time of the payout. Payouts will occur in 1 installment after 90 days.

  • Your Advancement Opportunities: We recognize the knowledge and the talent of our employees. We thrive with the growth of each team member. Internal Mobility matters and there is a career path for everyone: operations, corporate positions, commissary, management roles.
  • Health and Safety: Keeping people healthy is a top priority in our restaurants. We continue to take all recommended medical and health precautions in our buildings and stores in addition to the ionization technology system from HVAC elements installed in our restaurants.


If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, can simultaneously have a commitment for excellence, hospitality, multi-task, and remain positive and upbeat, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a talented Bartender with a passion for service and a commitment to helping the restaurant run smoothly, for both the Front of House team and our guests.

You will report to the Front of the House Manager, Bar Manager, and General Manager.


As a bartender at Salt + Smoke, you are the welcoming face of our bar where guests can enjoy a full- service dining experience, or just a drink. We are proud to offer over 100 different whiskies, all local beers on tap, and a cocktail menu with house made, oak-aged drinks. A bartender at Salt + Smoke is a source of knowledge for staff and guests on the bar products we offer and is expected to be able to interact and discuss all things bbq, bourbon, and beer with our guests. Being truly hospitable and putting other's needs first is the only way to succeed in any service industry. Our bartenders are also responsible for building drinks for the entire dining room in a timely manner according to a set recipe.

  • Greet all guests in a timely fashion with an informative introduction.
  • Prepare all drinks for the dining room from in a timely manner, adhering to a standard recipe.
  • Juice fresh ingredients, cut fruit, and prepare syrups for the bar according to pars before busy hours to get ready for the shift.
  • Learn selling points and key facts about our bar products to offer recommendations and upsell to guests.
  • Stay up to date on current news, events, and sports to engage in conversations with guests.
  • Learn all aspects of the food and beverage menus, including knowledge of gluten free and allergy details and any specials we are running.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the bar area, including pre-bussing and bussing the bar as guests dine and leave.
  • Answer any questions the guest might have and guide them through the process to ensure that they have the best experience possible
  • Communicate with the kitchen any dietary or allergy restrictions or special requests guests may have.
  • Process guest checks and collect payments.
  • Operate with the highest level of genuine hospitality and care for our guests.
  • Other job responsibilities as they arise.


  • Ability to understand and comply with proper food and beverage handling techniques according to state and local serving guidelines.
  • Ability to interact with guests in an upbeat, positive manner.
  • Ability to timely identify and resolve basic issues as they arise.
  • Ability to stand and be on feet for extended periods of time in varied climate conditions.
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50 lbs at times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Scheduled days and times may vary based on business needs.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient.
  • Excellent team-work skills.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1+ year of bar experience preferred.

WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We promote, support, thrive and celebrate diversity, inclusion, and culture, which connects the entire Salt + Smoke family.

Salt + Smoke Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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